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as the comedian stephen colbert brought his fictionalized late-night tv character to an actual congressional hearing where he had been invited to testify about a single day he spent on a farm courtesy of the farm workers union. he was hardly the first celebrity to testify before congress, but nobody had seen anything quite like this before, and there's never been a climate quite like this one before. our white house correspondent savannah guthrie is here with us in our new york studios with more on this to start us off. >> reporter: as is customary in washington, colbert submitted prepared written remarking before his testimony, and they looked straightforward enough. when he sat down to testify, he went off script and into his comedy routine. and not everyone is laughing tonight. on capitol hill today, more evidence of why some americans think washington is a joke. the comedian stephen colbert, was billed as an expert witness on farm labor. and testified in character. >> congresswoman asked me to share my vast experience, spending one day as a migrant farm worker. i'm happy to use my celebr
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, clinical trials are under way on the minimally invasive treatment. >>> reporter: 62-year-old stephen brooks has battled prostate cancer twice. the first time he was treated with radiation. but when it recurred, brooks got into a clinical trial using a new treatment. >> how are your psa numbers? >> 0.1, cancer-free. >> reporter: brooks credits his lower psa, the number used to indicate the presence of any prostate cancer, to high intensity focused ultrasound treatment. >> it's more accurate in terms of delivering energy to a specific area without damaging the surrounding areas. >> reporter: because it doesn't harm the rest of th prostate, it has less side effects than surgery and radiation. >> incontinence? >> no incons tense. >> reporter: the clinical trials offer patients whose prostate cancer has come back but if it gets fda approval, the technique could also be used for patients diagnosed for the first time. he wants to be an example for other african-american men. since they are more likely than white men to develop prostate cancer and twice as likely to die from it. >> if you don't t
administration enforcement website. >> a funny take as far as political sat ire from stephen colbert who testified on immigration and even he managed to get a little serious at times. >> swarmed by media, colbert had barely taken a seat when a congressman tried to kick him out for attracting too much attention and detracking from their work. >> i'm not asking you not to talk. i'm asking you to leave the committee room completely and submit your statement instead. >> he was eventually allowed to stay. he did submit comments and went off script with his wit. >> i'm happy to use my celebrity to draw attention to this complicated issue and i hope my star power can bump the hearings all the way up to c-span 1. >> he felt qualified to testify because he spent a dayworking on a farm which was featured on the colbert report. >> you are not qualified. >> thank god! can i go home now? >> he said his experience gave him understanding of why americans don't seek jobs mostly held by migrant workers. >> i break into a cold sweat at the sight of a salad bar. >> he was asked why he took up the cause. >>
. also, stephen from inland. he lays claim to all this stuff, the biggest collection of smurf remote village, 1600 items and a 10 ft. statue of papa smurf. my big changes, with a cool off and increasing cloud coverage. and ahead of this storm. the north bay has a chance of rain fall, showers late saturday night. the main event of rain will be early saturday morning and a saturday afternoon. after the relieve the bay area will have drier conditions and a slightly warmer conditions. >> a live look a outside with a little bit of fog. from the san francisco skyline. kron 4 news the 6:00 p.m. is coming up, next. [ male announcer ] as the ceo of hp, carly fiorina laid off 30,000 workers. when you're talking about massive layoffs, which we did... perhaps the work needs to be done somewhere else. [ male announcer ] fiorina shipped jobs to china. and while californians lost their jobs, fiorina tripled her salary. bought a million dollar yacht. and five corporate jets. i'm proud of what i did at hp. [ male announcer ] carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barb
. >> and it was just last week the committee, stephen colvert him went in front of the congress but it is completely true about the data that just came up that americans simply do not want farm jobs. since january, that could posted 1000 jobs. only a couple of hundred people applied. even though in california, one-and a are unemployed. california farmers posted 1000 jobs. and people simply are not applying for those jobs. pam? >> the doctor m single mother o4 children had a yard sale. and even some of her nursing items were on sale she is facing foreclosure and needs $450 k to save her home. also she is selling items on ebay and a and signed sonogram offer octuplets of horror-- >> and right now with triple digits in concord, santa rosa, 98 in napa. plenty of 90s across the bay with five record breakers. we will talk about how much more we can expect coming of the 6:00 p.m. >> and another check at the cemeter ridge the east bound is cleared it was a five-car pileup. and traffic now is at both a medium clip. and in san francisco, the 80/101 split. and kron 4 news the 6:00 p.m. is coming up, next. >> l
who said she was molested in 1995 by stephen when she was 10 years old. it accuses the diocese of negligence for failing to warn parishioners during the '70s that he had already been the target of sexual abuse allegations. he was defrocked in 1987 and pleaded no contest to molestation charges in 2004. >> a san francisco superior court judge today granted a preliminary injunction that temporarily closes a fisherman's wharf-area club where a fatal shooting occurred earlier this year. city attorney dennis herrera filed suit in april against the owners of club suede, located at 383 bay st., seeking to shutter it permanently. herrera cited not only a feb. 7 shooting outside the club that left a 19-year-old richmond man, lawon hall, dead and three others injured, but also prior acts of violence, vandalism, noise and security problems in recent years. will be back as kron 4 continues san francisco makes big steps to get america's cup. alive look at from mt. tam. the return of the fog. what were the facts? fact: march 7, 2000. brown asks voters for new mayoral power to appoint school b
they will review the separation and stephen e. changes need to be made as to how piccinni monitors its pipeline. our coverage continues on line, it should like to read the list, rose to 100 you can do so on our web site at www.kron4.com. two women were robbed and sexually assaulted in oakland's lake merritt neighborhood on sunday evening. police are so far withholding any details about when and where the attacks happened but both occurred in the evening hours, relatively secluded areas and both victims were women who were coming home. that is on the results. to listen. >> there are some similarities that is why we want to make the community aware that this may be the same suspect that targeted these two ladies. >> he's described as african- americans, early-mid 20s, 5-106 for all, medium build carrying a weapon. shares detectives are looking for suspects to attend your backed troubled girl, your kids in middle school in castro valley. the girl was walking towards the school when a man in the dark red or green sedan pulled up next to her. he asked the girl to get into his carbs. drove alongside
. stephen see coming down from ashby still sluggish conditions for the lower east shore freeway. lost time we checked as it is doing much better. it looks like it's beginning to slow yet again. , driver drucker, 580 is backed up. 80 is no longer back about the badly backed up. 24 is not as slow now coming down through block chords or cost of hospital for us to meet up with interstate 580 that is a slight improvement to which we report referred to. the ride is dance to concord, clothes and held. leading down to the creek, the westbound lie unto for is heavy from lafayette all the way to run there. sluggish through alamo as you head into danville even the marin commute is showing some slowing but not nearly as bad ride today as it was yesterday either out of novato or into central san rebel. looking at the south bay traffic is sluggish now leading from the guadalupe parkway north up towards off the troubled daly cruz exit. 7 it looks good. let's get weather check. >> thank you, you can see the golden gate bridge well you can see it is often with god. this is not the only spot we're seeing fo
. failure as governor. failure as mayor. failure we can't afford now. we are back stephen michael baer testifying today the purpose was to discuss the theory that eliminate illegal immigrants are taking far more jobs. cupbearer recently spent the day picking vegetables in a field in new york. well they appreciated the attention they ask him to leave the room. take a listen. >> you don't understand the question the question was this. i'm not asking you not to talk unmasking you to leave the committee room completely and submit your statement said. >> many are acre to hear his comments. >> that's fair enough. >> the chairwoman would like me to remove myself but i'm only here at her invitation. >> that's fair enough. >> well there you go. is like did you forget you invited me. they went on with the q&a and testimony we were dipping and an early major shares more signs some bikes he made some poignant remarks. >> they thought it would turn into some kind of joke and a bear was being serious. there were some jokes there to but he was serious for the most part. >> more than 80,000 volunteer
's emergency rescue of the auto industry. stephen, good morning, i apologize, i was running. >> running is good for you. >> running in and out. why did you write this book? >> because i thought this was an enormous accomplishment by the obama administration. a singular accomplishment for which there was a beginning, a middle and almost an end and i thought the country deserved to understand. >> you're a guy who does not need the money, you do not need the attention, you don't need trouble and you know that you have talked about some of the things in this book that are going to capture some headlines and as a smart guy, you knew those would capture attention. did you think about it? >> i thought people would take a look at the book in its entirety. it was not some effort to telltales or talk out of school. >> but you do include some anecdotes of some interactions that you had with some key members of the administration. rahm emanuel denies some of the things that you say he said in the book, but one thing in particular you talk about buy it was important to bail out gm is that there were thousan
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